The Sprint World Headquarters Campus is a collection of 17 buildings encompassing 3,900,000-square-foot (360,000 m2) on 200 acres in Overland Park, Kansas that is the world headquarters of Sprint Corporation, an American telecom company.
The Strang Carriage House is a historical building and museum in Overland Park, Kansas. It was originally constructed by William B. Strang Jr. for his carriages, automobiles and to serve as a residence for his driver. The exterior of the building is constructed of rough limestone with a clay tile roof and still has the original doors from its construction (sometime around 1915).
Blue Valley Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) is a high school program which operates multiple different magnet programs for students who live within the Blue Valley School District, regardless of whether they attend a Blue Valley school. Each course takes one semester and takes up half of the student's day, with the rest of their time spent at their home high school.
The Johnson County Library (JCL), established in 1952, is the county library system for Johnson County, Kansas and includes a Resource Library and 12 neighborhood libraries. As of 2013, it had 1,092,294 items. It lent 6,690,893 items in 2013. It serves a population of 430,999.
The Blue Valley Sports Complex (or the District Athletic Complex, commonly known as the DAC) is a baseball, football, swimming and soccer complex located in Overland Park, Kansas. The complex is regularly home to the local high schools, Blue Valley North High School, Blue Valley Northwest High School, and Blue Valley West High School, and also held various games for Sporting Kansas City in 2001, 2004, 2006, and 2011.
Saint Paul School of Theology is a United Methodist Seminary in Overland Park, Kansas in the Kansas City metropolitan area and is one of 13 seminaries of the United Methodist Church. In addition to the Kansas City area campus at Church of the Resurrection, Saint Paul School of Theology at Oklahoma City University has been offering courses since September 2008. The student body has almost equal numbers of men and women, representing many states and other countries. While most students are United Methodist, several other denominations are represented in the student body each year.
Breech Academy (also called Breech Training Academy) was a school operated by Trans World Airlines between 1969 and 1988 to train flight attendants, ticket agents, and even pilots. It was named for TWA executive Ernest R. Breech.
Cleveland University-Kansas City is a private, non-profit college located in the Kansas City, Kansas suburb of Overland Park, Kansas. Cleveland University-Kansas City is known primarily for its Doctor of Chiropractic degree program, but offers other educational programs of study in the health sciences. The university has been in operation in Kansas City, Kansas area since 1922 and has occupied its current location since 2008.
Metcalf South Shopping Center was a shopping mall in Overland Park, Kansas. It opened in 1967, near a large, unique department store called the French Market, which later became a strip mall anchored by Kmart and Hancock Fabrics (the Kmart closed in late 2013 and Hancock announced a move in early 2014). The Metcalf South mall itself originally featured two main floors of retail space, although later a third floor of retail space was added, which in recent years became home to office space. It featured two anchor stores (Sears and the Jones Store Company), later taken over by Macy's. Sears and the Glenwood Arts movie theater remained open in later years, while Macy's announced the closure of its Metcalf South store in January 2014.
KCTY (TV) operated on channel 25 in the Kansas City market from June 9, 1953, to February 28, 1954. The studio for channel 25 was located in the Pickwick Hotel in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, but the transmitter was located in a rural area of Overland Park, Kansas.
Shawnee Mission District Stadium is a multi-purpose sport stadium located in Overland Park, Kansas. The facility is primarily used by Shawnee Mission North High School, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School and Shawnee Mission East High School, as well as FC Kansas City of the National Women's Soccer League. Sporting Kansas City, then called the Kansas City Wizards, played at the stadium in a match against the Colorado Rapids during the 2008 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
The Strengthen the Arm of Liberty Monument in Overland Park, Kansas, is a replica of the Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World). It was placed by the Boy Scouts of America as part of its 1950's era campaign, "Strengthen the Arm of Liberty."
The Blue Valley Unified School District (Kansas Unified School District 229) is one of the major school districts in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. Located in east central and southeast Johnson County, Kansas, covering 91 square miles (240 km2) of Overland Park including parts of Leawood and Stilwell.
Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens (120 hectares / 300 acres) is a relatively new arboretum and botanical garden located a mile west of U.S. Highway 69 on 179th Street, Overland Park, Kansas. It is operated by the City of Overland Park, and championed by head supervisor Karen Kerkhoff.
Kansas Christian College is a private, four-year Christian college in Overland Park, Kansas, affiliated with the Church of God (Holiness). The college is accredited with the Association for Biblical Higher Education, a commission recognized by United States Department of Education. The sports programs associated fielded by Kansas Christian College are nicknamed the Falcons, and compete in the NCCAA.
Naka-Kon is an annual three-day anime convention held during March at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, Kansas; a suburb of Kansas City. The name of the convention comes from the Japanese word for "center/middle".